Tag Archives: administration

ET Deals: Save 90% on the System Administration and Infrastructure Management Bundle

If you’re looking to reboot your career, taking a handful of online courses is a good way to feel out what interests you, and find something you’re really good at. Today, SkillWise is offering up a bundle of SysAdmin and infrastructure management courses, and it’s shockingly affordable. • System Administration and Infrastructure Management Bundle for $ 41 (List price: $ 416) With your purchase, you’ll get these courses: • The Complete Guide to LPIC 1 Linux Administrator Exam (a $ 50 value)• Professional Guide to Windows Server 2016 (a $ ...

Read More »

FDA denies Trump administration ordered it to display only Fox News on TVs

The Food and Drug Administration on Friday denied it was ordered by the Trump administration to display only Fox News on television sets in common areas at its Maryland campus. “There was no directive or memorandum from the administration that went out to employees about broadcast news channels displaying on monitors in common areas throughout the FDA’s White Oak campus,” an FDA spokesperson said in a statement, adding that “a variety of news stations run on those monitors, including CNN, MSNBC, and Fox News.” Sarah Huckabee Sanders, a spokesperson for the ...

Read More »

Fashion chain Jaeger collapses into administration

Fashion chain Jaeger has gone into administration, putting 700 jobs at risk in the UK. The British retailer’s directors appointed administrators after failing to find a suitable buyer for the struggling High Street chain. Jaeger has 46 stores, 63 concessions, a head office in London and a logistics centre in King’s Lynn. The firm has suffered from intense competition on the High Street and a shift towards online shopping. Jaeger, which was founded in 1884, has counted actresses, royalty and Arctic explorers among its fans. However, it has struggled to ...

Read More »

Trump administration: We may ignore World Trade Organization

The Trump administration could make a major break from U.S. trade policy and disregard the rulings of the World Trade Organization. In a paper released Wednesday night, the administration indicated that the U.S. is not bound to the WTO’s rulings on trade disputes. That would be a big shift away from the practice of previous presidents. “Even if a WTO dispute settlement panel…rules against the United States, such a ruling does not automatically lead to a change in U.S. law or practice,” the paper said. “The Trump administration will aggressively ...

Read More »

Trump administration widens net for immigrant deportation

The Trump administration has issued tough guidelines to widen the net for deporting illegal immigrants from the US, and speed up their removal. Undocumented immigrants arrested for traffic violations or shop-lifting will be targeted along with those convicted of more serious crimes. The memos do not alter US immigration laws, but take a much tougher approach towards enforcing existing measures. There are an estimated 11 million illegal immigrants in the US. Five questions ahead of new US travel ban White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on Tuesday the new ...

Read More »

Trump administration starts deleting Obamacare references from sites

GOP governor: Keep this part of Obamacare The Obamacarepurge has begun. The Trump administration has started removing language praising the Affordable Care Act from federal websites. It has made several changes to the online pages of the Health & Human Services Department, which oversees the law. Visitors to the federal Obamacare exchange, healthcare.gov, can still click on a link titled “About the Affordable Care Act.” Until recently, however, it took you to an HHS site that said “The Affordable Care Act put in place comprehensive health insurance reforms that have ...

Read More »

Trump administration immediately starts trying to muzzle scientists

If you put a frog in a pot on the stove and turn up the heat, according to the story, he’ll stay there until he boils to death, never having noticed the incrementally increasing danger. But we busted that myth. What actually happens is that the frog gets uncomfortable and jumps out of the pot, staring at you reproachfully until you start questioning every life decision that led you to try to boil a frog. Do you know the Benny Hill theme? Remember it. Get the tune in your head. ...

Read More »

Katrina Pierson seeking role in Trump administration

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Katrina Pierson, a spokesperson for Donald Trump and fixture on cable news, is seeking a role in his administration, according to two sources with knowledge of the matter. Latest financial news – CNNMoney.com

Read More »

Gen David Petraeus opens door to Trump administration

General David Petraeus, one of the United States’ most prominent military officers, has indicated he would be willing to serve in President-elect Donald Trump’s administration if asked. Speaking to BBC Radio 4’s Today programme, he said: “The only response can be: ‘yes, Mr President’.” Gen Petraeus resigned as CIA director in 2012 following an extramarital affair with his biographer. It later emerged he had shared classified material with her. He served as a senior officer under Presidents Bush and Obama. He was the commander of US and Nato forces in ...

Read More »

Will Fox News be a talent pool for the Trump administration?

As a candidate, Donald Trump always had loyal defenders at Fox News. Now that he’s president-elect, many of them are being discussed for jobs in his administration. Laura Ingraham, a paid Fox News contributor, is in talks to serve as Trump’s press secretary. Richard Grenell, another contributor with Fox, is reportedly being considered for the job of ambassador to the United Nations. Scott Brown, the former Massachusetts Senator, is said to be in the mix to run the Department of Veterans Affairs. Other Fox contributors say they have already been ...

Read More »